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Weekend with WOOD 2013 – The Montage

June 10, 20133 Comments

This week I’m on vacation with the family and I thought it would be the perfect time to share some of the footage I recorded at the 1st ever Weekend with WOOD earlier this year. There’s 5 videos in total, starting today with a little montage featuring the location of the conference and some of […]

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Weekend with WOOD Snippet No. 5

May 23, 20130 Comments

Among the speakers at the first ever Weekend with WOOD Event was Marc Adams. Yes, THAT Marc Adams of the Marc Adams School of Woodworking! Marc was teaching a number of courses varying from veneering and marquetry all the way to using routers. I had a chance to sneak into his “Getting the most from […]

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Weekend with WOOD 2013 Snippet No. 4

May 22, 20130 Comments

Gary Rogowski, Director of The Northwest Woodworking Studio – www.northwestwoodworking.com, gives a quick demonstration of how he preps and sharpens a card scraper for a finish quality edge as part of his class titled “Three Simple Finishes” at Weekend with WOOD. Please forgive the poor audio quality and background noise. The rooms were heating up […]

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Weekend With WOOD Snippet No. 3

May 21, 20130 Comments

George Vondriska of Woodworkers Guild of America www.wgoa.com was teaching a class at Weekend with WOOD titled “Logs to lumber”. As the name implies it’s about creating your own lumber from logs on a bandsaw. Not the big portable bandsaws (although that’s an option) but instead using a smaller bandsaw that you might have in […]

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Snippet No. 2 from Weekend with WOOD

May 18, 20130 Comments

Another great day of classes at Weekend with WOOD and to wrap it up was an open Q&A with the editors of the magazine.

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Snippet from Weekend with WOOD

May 18, 20130 Comments

I’ve never been accused of being a tease, but I’ve tried! The first ever Weekend with WOOD is currently underway and I’m about to head out the door to day 2. I was able to get some great clips of Jim Heavey talking about spray finishing, finishing your finish (making it look even better when […]

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Question the WOOD Magazine Editors?

May 10, 20132 Comments

I’m only a few days away from heading to Des Moines for the first ever “Weekend With WOOD“. I love the idea that a magazine I’m already a fan of is opening their doors and welcoming attendees to a jam-packed event where you’ll learn so much from some amazing instructors. I’ll definitely be sharing as […]

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My upcoming “Weekend with WOOD”

April 19, 20132 Comments

I’m a little less than a month away from heading to the offices of WOOD Magazine for the first ever “Weekend with WOOD” woodworking experience. WOOD Magazine was probably the first magazine dedicated to woodworking that I ever picked up from the newstand. It was the first one I purchased a subscription for and I […]

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468 WIA lectures pt 2

October 24, 20110 Comments

As promised, today’s episode is the second of two episodes featuring selected clips from some of the classes I attended at Woodworking in America 2011. There were a lot of great classes to choose from and the lecturers were equally fantastic. In today’s episode I’ve included clips from Megan Fitzpatrick’s “Your first dovetails”, Charles Brock’s […]

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467 WIA 2011 lectures pt 1

October 17, 20113 Comments

This week starts the first of two episodes featuring selected clips from some of the classes I attended at Woodworking in America 2011. There are a lot of great classes to choose from and the lecturers are equally fantastic. While Woodworking in America is usually billed as a hand tool event, over the years several […]

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